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PM wants hunger- and poverty-free country

-- September 02, 2017 18:27:29

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday said the government's aim is to establish the country as a hunger- and poverty-free one.   Hasina called upon all to tirelessly work from their respecti...

UN chief urges restraint by Myanmar forces in Rakhine

-- September 02, 2017 17:35:35

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has warned of a looming humanitarian catastrophe in western Myanmar after the killing of nearly 400 people - mostly Rohingya Muslims - in the worst outbreak of vi...

One more floating body raises Rohingya toll to 50

-- September 02, 2017 17:16:28

Bangladesh forces have retrieved 50 bodies in four days from the Naf River separating the country with Myanmar as tens of thousands of Rohingya Muslims attempt to flee violence, reports bdnews24.com....

Rohingyas flee as 2,600 houses burned in Myanmar

-- September 02, 2017 16:46:28

More than 2,600 houses have been burned down in Rohingya-majority areas of Myanmar's northwest in the last week, the government said on Saturday, in one of the deadliest bouts of violence involving th...

Off-duty cop dies in clash at N’ganj cattle market

-- September 02, 2017 15:33:46

A constable died and at least 30 others were injured after a clash broke out at a cattle market in Narayanganj, police have said, reports bdnews24.com. The incident was reported from the district's...

Police recover 35 pieces of woman's body at Ashulia

-- September 02, 2017 15:26:00

The mutilated body of a woman has been recovered from her home in Ashulia on the outskirts of the capital Dhaka, according to bdnews24.com. Police said the body was shredded into 35 pieces and dumped...

Police constable killed in Narayanganj cattle market clash

-- September 02, 2017 12:57:29

A constable died and at least 30 others were injured after a clash broke out at a cattle market in Narayanganj, police have said, reports bdnews24.     The incident was reported from the...

Muslims celebrate Eid-ul-Azha

-- September 02, 2017 09:45:51

The holy Eid-ul-Azha, the second biggest festival of the Muslim community, is being celebrated today across the country with due religious solemnity.   On this day, after offering prayers, Musl...

All set for Eid-ul-Azha celebration

-- September 01, 2017 22:57:07

Holy Eid-ul-Azha, the second biggest religious festival of Muslims, will be observed in Bangladesh on Saturday with due solemnity and religious fervour. On the occasion, the Muslims across the countr...

BNP makes founding day vow on democracy

-- September 01, 2017 21:57:46

BNP on Friday alleged that the government was out to restore one-party rule by creating a reign of terror through incidents of killing and forced disappearance, reports UNB.   "They are trying...

Police refuse to record Jubo League leader’s name in Savar rape case

-- September 01, 2017 21:40:13

A Jubo League leader and his brother, who were among five accused of gang-raping a girl in Savar, have not been mentioned in the case filed with police, reports bdnews24.com. The alleged victim filed...

Hasina to exchange greetings on Eid day

-- September 01, 2017 21:03:01

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will exchange greetings with the cross sections of people at her official Ganabhaban residence on Saturday on the occasion of Holy Eid-ul-Azha. Sheikh Hasina, also the Aw...

Erdogan phones Hamid, talks Rohingya issue

-- September 01, 2017 20:34:26

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has appreciated Bangladesh's steps for providing assistance to Rohingya people and resolving the ongoing Rohingya crisis as he phoned his Bangladesh counterpart...

Bangladesh protests violation of air space by Myanmar helicopters

-- September 01, 2017 20:05:37

  Bangladesh Friday strongly protested the recent instances of violation of the country's air space by Myanmar helicopters.   In a Diplomatic note sent to the Embassy of Myanmar in Dhaka,...

Eid prayers: When and where

-- September 01, 2017 19:20:50

The main prayer congregation for Eid-ul-Azha will be held at National Eidgah in Dhaka city at 8am Saturday. Baitul Mukarram National Mosque’s Senior Imam Maulana Mohammad Mizanur Rahman will le...

Build prosperous BD with spirit of Eid-ul-Azha

-- September 01, 2017 18:45:51

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called upon the countrymen to build a happy, prosperous and peaceful Bangladesh with spirit of Eid-ul-Azha. "Eid gives us a unique education of peace, sympathy, sacri...

38,000 Rohingyas cross into Bangladesh in a week: UN

FE Online Report September 01, 2017 17:31:11

UN sources claimed on Friday around 38,000 Rohingya people crossed into Bangladesh from neighbouring Myanmar in the last one week since the fresh escalation of violence there. The United Nations sour...

Holidaymakers defy all odds on way home

-- September 01, 2017 17:08:20

People have been paying extra for last-minute tickets out of Dhaka, according to bdnews24.com.   Huge crowds continued to descend on the bus terminals at the capital's Kalyanpur, College Gate a...

16 more bodies of Rohingyas in Naf river, more get admitted to CMCH

-- September 01, 2017 16:17:04

  Dead bodies of 16 more Rohingyas have been found floating in the Naf river at Teknaf amid a violent crackdown by security forces in neighbouring Myanmar, according to bdnews24.com.   &n...

Main Eid congregation to be held at Jatiya Eidgah

-- September 01, 2017 09:42:42

The main Eid congregation will be held at Jatiya Eidgah at 8am on Saturday though there is a prediction of unpleasent weather with heavy rainfall, said Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Mayor Mohamm...

Hasina happiest woman right now: Huff Post

-- September 01, 2017 09:19:24

Bangladesh Premier Sheikh Hasina is the happiest woman in the world right now, Australian edition of influential US media Huffington Post said in a report yesterday after the Tigers' historic Test vic...

Low market prices dishearten cattle rearers in Bogra, Nilphamari dists

Our Correspondent September 01, 2017 00:36:56

BOGRA, Aug 31: Rearers of the district are disappointed due to low market prices of cattle head before Eid.The farm owners, who usually rear cattle only to supply during Eid al-Azha, are not getting e...

Natore hog plum growers make good profit this season

Roving Correspondent September 01, 2017 00:36:17

Hog plums start appearing in the markets across Natore district abundantly. The snap was taken from Boraigram of Natore on Thursday. — FE Photo NATORE, Aug 31: Hundreds of hog plum growers of N...

Passengers scramble for seats on Eid trains

-- August 31, 2017 20:37:58

Holidaymakers have filled Dhaka’s Kamalapur Rail Station, looking to make trips home for Eid-ul-Azha. Every train leaving the station on Thursday morning overflowed. Many more passengers were w...

Khaleda also sends Eid card to Hasina

-- August 31, 2017 20:11:02

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia, now in London, on Thursday sent an Eid greeting card to Awami League President and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on the occasion of Holy Eid-ul-Azha. Sheikh Hasina also se...

Hamid, Hasina greet nation on Eid

-- August 31, 2017 19:47:41

President Md Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina have greeted Muslim Ummah including the country people on Holy Eid-ul-Azha which will be observed in Bangladesh on Saturday. In a message on...

City corporations fix over 1000 spots in Dhaka for slaughtering animals

-- August 31, 2017 18:38:01

Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) and Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) have fixed 1,174 spots for slaughtering the sacrificial animals on the day of Eid-ul-Azha to speed up waste management. &nb...

ACC to probe 18 Hajj agencies

-- August 31, 2017 18:29:13

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) launched a probe into mismanagement at 18 Hajj travel agencies, informs ACC Deputy Director (Media) Pranab Kumar Bhattacharya on Thursday.   “We have...

Rape victim Rupa’s body exhumed

-- August 31, 2017 18:26:20

The body of Zakia Sultana Rupa, the college girl who was gang-raped and murdered, has been exhumed and handed over to her family, reports bdnews24.com.   Tangail Executive Magistrate Abdur Rahi...

Homeward rush for Eid

-- August 31, 2017 14:46:19

  Holidaymakers have filled Dhaka’s Kamalapur Rail Station, looking to make trips home for Eid ul Azha.   Every train leaving the station on Thursday morning overflowed. Many more p...